2015

Posts in 2015

Breakthrough Technology May Revolutionize Treatment of Pinched Nerves - Now Available in San Diego
Dec 8, 2015

A new technology to alleviate pinched nerves in the neck and discomfort caused by degenerative disc disease—called DTRAX—is now available in San Diego. Dr. David Petersen, an orthopedic surgeon with Paradise Valley Hospital, is the first ...

National Decline in Diabetes Hopeful
Dec 3, 2015

Paradise Valley Hospital's Center for Health Promotion was featured in an article in the San Diego Union-Tribune about a national decline in diabetes.

Paradise Valley Orthopedist Travels to India to Provide Free Care
Nov 23, 2015

Paradise Valley Hospital orthpedic specialist Harish Hosalkar, MD, regularly travels to India to provide free care and education, including a fellowship program to train young doctors from other countries.

Paradise Valley Named Top Performer for 5 Years
Nov 17, 2015

Out of all the hospitals in California, only 10 have been recognized by The Joint Commission for a 5-year accomplishment. Paradise Valley was the only San Diego hospital to be included in the list. The Joint Commission just recognized 10 California ...

Paradise Valley Hospital Proud to Now Offer CT-Free Robotic-Assisted Surgery
Nov 10, 2015

Paradise Valley Hospital is excited to now be offering CT-free robotic-assisted surgery. This system is specifically for partial knee replacement surgery, helping improve precision, accuracy and clinical outcomes for patients. Orthopedists at ...

Paradise Valley Only San Diego Hospital to Make National List for Lowest Pneumonia 30-Day Mortality Rates
Nov 10, 2015

Of the 57 hospitals across the nation ranked as having the lowest pneumonia 30-day mortality rate, Paradise Valley Hospital was the only San Diego hospital to be recognized, according to the most recent Becker's Hospital Review's Infection ...

Janet Caceres - A Celebration of Life
Oct 14, 2015

With heavy hearts, we are saddened to announce the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Janet Caceres, chief financial officer of Paradise Valley Hospital. She passed away on Oct. 12, surrounded by family in her home in Chula Vista, after ...

New Trend in Hip Surgery - Hip Preservation - May Avoid a Replacement
Sep 28, 2015

Hip Preservation May be Great Option for Younger People One of the most exciting advances to improve longevity of joints is hip preservation. Hip preservation can delay or even help avoid hip replacement, as well as the onset of early arthritis. ...

What South Bay Residents Need to Know about County's Rehabilitation Programs
Jul 26, 2015

Many residents may not know that there is only one acute rehabilitation program serving all of South Bay. The South Bay Rehabilitation Center, located on the Paradise Valley Hospital, cares for those who have suffered a traumatic brain injury, stroke ...

South Bay Rehabilitation Center is Only Acute Rehab Program in South County
Jul 26, 2015

Many residents may not know that there is only one acute rehabilitation program serving all of South Bay. The South Bay Rehabilitation Center, located on the Paradise Valley Hospital, cares for those who have suffered a traumatic brain injury, stroke ...

Paradise Valley Hospital Rated among the Nation's High Performing Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report
May 26, 2015

U.S. News & World Report released its annual report of the nation’s best hospitals and Paradise Valley Hospital is rated a high performer in treating congestive heart failure. The ratings evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide on ...

Paradise Valley Launches New VIP Club
Apr 3, 2015

Paradise Valley Hospital has launched a new loyalty club that offers benefits to members—which can be anyone from the community. Benefits include discount at area hotels and VIP parking at the hospital. “As Paradise Valley Hospital ...

Paradise Valley Named Among Top 100 Hospitals for Second Year in a Row
Mar 3, 2015

Paradise Valley Hospital was named among the "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation for the second year in a row by the research firm Truven Health Analytics, based on quality of care and patient satisfaction from public data. Based on a ...

Paradise Valley Noted for Low Infection Rates
Jan 13, 2015

Paradise Valley Hospital was one of three San Diego hospitals found to have low infection rates and other patient injuries, compared with peers. In December, the federal government published a list of hospitals that were to be penalized for having ...